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May 31: How to Downsize and Organize Your Stuff
Gail Rubin, The Doyenne of Death, Funeral Expert Gail Rubin, The Doyenne of Death, Funeral Expert
For Immediate Release:
Dateline: Albuquerque , NM
Wednesday, May 16, 2018


Kicking the Bucket List CoverIn “KICKING THE BUCKET LIST: Downsizing and Organizing Things to Do Before You Die,." Gail Rubin presents creative ways to downsize and how to organize for end-of-life issues well BEFORE someone dies. This talk will take place on Thursday, May 31, 1:15 to 2:30 p.m. at the Meadowlark Senior Center, 4330 Meadowlark Lane, Rio Rancho.

Do you plan to live forever? Good for you! Do you ever plan to move? Depending on where you’re going, you can’t take it with you.

KICKING THE BUCKET LIST: 100 Downsizing and Organizing Things to Do Before You Die is your guide to a clean house and a clear mind. Death educator Gail Rubin brings a light touch to cleaning out those dark recesses of your drawers and closets. In these pages, you’ll learn how to:

  • Tackle downsizing without being overwhelmed by the job
  • Evaluate what to keep, toss, donate and recycle
  • Creatively remove excess goods from your home
  • Manage your finances for today and tomorrow
  • Organize your funeral and create your legacy

The 128-page book, in paperback and eBook formats, is a quick, easy read, with colorful photographs and bonus online information. Each of the 100 Bucket List items include links to helpful internet articles that expand on each point.

There’s also a handy 50-item Executor’s Checklist, guidance for the person who will take care of your after-death details, available as a free downloadable PDF here.

ORDER the paperback version of KICKING THE BUCKET LIST: 100 Downsizing and Organizing Things To Do Before You Die today for $15.95 and get your copy signed by the author at this event! Add to Cart

Gail Rubin, CT, is author and host of the award-winning book and television series, A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die, Hail and Farewell: Cremation Ceremonies, Templates and Tips, and KICKING THE BUCKET LIST: 100 Downsizing and Organizing Things to Do Before You Die.

Rubin is a Certified Thanatologist (that's a death educator) and a popular speaker who uses humor and films to get the end-of-life and funeral planning conversation started. She "knocked 'em dead" with her TEDx talk, A Good Goodbye. She provides continuing education credit classes for attorneys, doctors, nurses, social workers, hospice workers, financial planners, funeral directors and other professionals. She's a Certified Funeral Celebrant and funeral planning consultant who has been interviewed in national and local print, broadcast and online media.

Known as The Doyenne of Death®, she is the event coordinator of the Before I Die ABQ Festival. She also hosts A Good Goodbye Internet radio show and produces Mortality Minute radio and online video spots. Her YouTube Channel features more than 400 videos!

Rubin is a member of the Association for Death Education and Counseling, the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association, Toastmasters International and the National Speakers Association New Mexico Chapter. Her speaking profile is available at eSpeakers.com.

Gail Rubin has been interviewed about funeral planning issues in national and local broadcast, print and online media. Outlets include The Huffington Post, Money Magazine, Kiplinger, CBS Radio News, WGN-TV,  and local affiliates for NPR, PBS, FOX, ABC-TV, CBS-TV and NBC-TV.

Sign up for a free planning form and occasional informative newsletter at her website, AGoodGoodbye.com.

A Good Goodbye
Albuquerque, NM